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Investing for growth in Southern Africa

12th September 2008 With a presence in South Africa dating back to 1960, global engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and project management services company, Fluor Corporation, has begun a strategic initiative in its investment in capacity and skills in the region. 

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Electrical engineers move to quash racial stereotypes

12th September 2008 Nonwhite members of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) aged between 28 and 37 years now outnumber their white counterparts by almost 33%, with the lead in the 17 to 27 years age group being almost 50%, the newly released findings of a survey conducted by the institute... 

Production of graphite feedstock for PBMR to start

12th September 2008 The Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR) company said that it would start the production of graphite feedstock for South Africa’s PBMR demonstration power plant (DPP). This comes after the National Nuclear Regulator’s (NNR’s) said that it had no further objections to the start of the graphite... 

Higher fuel prices, rising interest rates worry South Africa’s SME sector – survey

12th September 2008 Rising fuel prices and interest rates were now the main challenges facing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa, surpassing crime and electricity blackouts, the 2008 SME Survey shows. Principal researcher Arthur Goldstuck stated in a media release in August that more than 5... 

Mackenzie-Hoy's relevant column

12th September 2008 Editor – I must say I take great delight in reading Electrically Speaking, Terry Mackenzie-Hoy's column. I find the articles in this column very funny and relevant, especially considering that he relates experiences from his past, many of them from a good few years ago. And I have to laugh... 

Company Announcement: Free Pressure Module with every Fluke 744-calibrator purchased

11th September 2008 Attached please find a press release on: From the 1st September until December 15th 2008, Comtest is giving away a free pressure module of your choice with every Fluke 744 purchased.  

Real Economy Report

11th September 2008 This is the Real Economy Report. Our top stories this week: Sasol's Pat Davies speaks to us about the group's upstream gas ambitions, WBHO's CEO discusses the construction industry's margins and, African Rainbow Minerals CEO talks on ferrous metals and coal expansions. 

Datatec acquires stake in Indian ICT firm

11th September 2008 JSE- and Aim-listed information and communication technology (ICT) group Datatec on Thursday announced it had acquired a 50,01% stake in Indian ICT distribution business, Inflow Technologies, for an undisclosed amount. The group said in a statement to shareholders that the acquisition would... 


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